Tag: Positive Psychology

  Synchronicity with Libbi Gorr on ABC 774

Libbi Gorr interviews Chris Mackey, clinical psychologist, about his new book, The Positive Psychology of Synchronicity before callers ring in to describe their meaningful coincidences. Recorded on ABC 774 radio Melbourne on 22/09/19.

  Cats Can Rebound

An article about the Geelong Cats need to apply an optimistic, or growth, mindset to combat their recent poor run of form in finals.

  Synchronicity

This article sums up the main themes of The Positive Psychology of Synchronicity and plans for the book launch at Watkins Books in London.

  The Many Health Benefits of Spirituality

Many people enjoy physical and mental health benefits from acknowledging a spiritual dimension in life. This does not just mean being religious. Whereas around 60% of Australians in the 2016 census identified with having a Christian (52%) or non-Christian (8%) faith, many others would no doubt describe themselves as being spiritual but not religious. This… Read more »

  That’s the Spirit

Acknowledging a spiritual dimension to life is something that is important to many people, even those who don’t identify religious. This article examines the relationship between spirituality and well-being and reminds us that it’s important to celebrate our own private or public acknowledgement of our beliefs.

  Healthy Minds

Recognising ADHD helps to not only understand the difficulties associated with it, which can be quite disruptive, but also to appreciate its advantages.

  Strength in You

Strength in You Could a simple half-hour exercise help you flourish? This article makes the case for taking the character strengths survey in order to improve your sense of self-worth and well-being. The character strengths survey is available through the VIA Institute on character and takes roughly 15 minutes to complete. You will then be… Read more »

  How to Find and Use Your Character Strengths

Television presenter Angie Hilton and clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discuss how to find your character strengths signature as well as some practical ways to apply the results. The character strengths survey can be found at http://www.viacharacter.org/www/Character-Strengths-Survey. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 9 of Australian Television show, Destination Happiness.

  Identifying Signature Character Strengths

One of the most useful and widely used Positive Psychology strategies for promoting wellbeing is to identify and draw upon our signature character strengths, which relate to our enduring key virtues. These character strengths are the kind of virtues which are recognised by all cultures. There is an accessible scientific method of identifying signature character… Read more »